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Penn Commercial Business/Technical School 242 Oak Spring Road Washington, PA 15301 Phone: (724) 222-5330
  • General Information
    About Penn Commercial Business/Technical School

    Penn Commercial's mission is to provide the best available instruction for individual needs in the shortest time possible and at the lowest practical cost. Our training is aimed at men and women who desire to prepare themselves for a business, medical, or technological career, and also retrain those who desire to reenter the job market. While the emphasis at Penn Commercial is on providing quality instruction in technical skills, our educational philosophy recognizes the need for students to develop a foundation of related skills that will make them adaptable to an ever-changing job market and provide support for our students in achieving their career goals. We strive to provide quality programs that will prepare our students for the best available jobs.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Private for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • None
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Suburb: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 200
    Percent Admitted 83%
    Men Admitted 80%
    Women Admitted 85%
    Full Time Retention Rate 51%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 539
    Native American 1.0
    Asian 0.0
    African American 35.0
    Hispanic 0.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 450
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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